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Glyphosate is inactivated as soon as it hits the soil, you can plant up straight away as soon as you clear the dead plants. It may take several applications though, it can't get through the waxy coating on ivy leaves very easily.
I think your ivy looks beautiful cascading down like that, can't you just cut it back where it annoys? You won't find anything else that does such a good cover-up job!
Whichever, it's not likely to be harmful, it's just part of the natural rotting down process of the dead tree stump. It won't spread to live plants.
I bet it came from the bag of compost that you used to cover the ground - probably made with wood chippings. Can you show us a picture of the problem area?
Berberis darwinii is a spiny shrub with orange flowers and it's evergreen.
It's a marsh plant, and no relation to ground elder. I tried and failed to grow it next to a stream, the banks were not wet enough for it.
Not Heartsease, it's a cultivated variety. It may not be a named cultivar.
Both the first and the second photos are of Thrift.
Yes, Geranium endressii or Geranium x oxonianum. Bit of a thug in my garden!
Not sure if it's the same as the first photos though - it doesn't have thin roots, it has thick red-brown woody rhizomes.
Tom, try posting on iSpot www.ispotnature.org , in the Invertebrates section. There will be an expert along to help you very soon. I find it really useful!